Category Archives: Technology

Why Technology Hardware Stocks Fell Hard Today

What happened Many stocks in the tech sector crashed on Thursday as the COVID-19 panic reared its ugly head again. The hardware makers below all plunged at least 10% lower without sharing any bad news of their own: Company Industry Price Change at Market Close Ubiquiti (NYSE:UI) Wireless networking (12.5%) NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) Graphics processors (12.2%) Corning (NYSE:GLW) Specialty glass & ceramics (11.6%) Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO) A broad Read More

How To Ensure Everyone Is Along For Today’s Technology Transformation

Innovation due to technological advancements is moving at a faster pace than ever. Gartner estimates that by 2021, we will have approximately 25 billion connected devices that generate 44 zettabytes of data. Even at this rate, over 90% of the world’s data was created in the last several years. This rapid pace of technology change is only increasing and impacts every facet of life, Read More

After FASTag, Fastlane Technology For Petrol Pumps Gains Momentum

Even as the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is in the process of digitising all state highways, a FASTag-like technology is being rolled out in some petrol pumps in India. The technology, called Fastlane, was developed by Mumbai-based startup AGS Transact Technologies Ltd in June 2019. Currently, there are more than 120 Fastlane-enabled HPCL petrol pumps in Mumbai, Navi Read More

Lessons from ISRO, cricket, technology figure in Modi’s ‘Pariksha pe Charcha’

New Delhi: From Indian’s moon mission to cricketing excellence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took reference from everyday life to tell students about how to deal with failures. During an interaction with school students ahead of the exam season, Modi in his annual ‘Pariksha pe Charcha’ event in New Delhi, said the new decade will be of those who Read More

Building a great technology and product culture

What you see today will be the history in the future, say in next 100 to 200 years. But this will lead to immense up-gradation of human life through technology and product. You learn from the history how human made an attempt to build a better future. Technology and Product will replace the drudgery of human life with celebration, joy Read More

Wither The Law Firm Technology Subsidy?

If your firm expects you to have the most expensive data plan, shouldn’t they be giving you something for the inconvenience? I mean, perhaps it’s not an inconvenience because you’re busy streaming Friends episodes on the subway and forcing yourself to pretend you’re watching something clever. But the firm doesn’t know that you’ve got terrible taste in television. Practicing law in the Read More

China Retaliates Over Huawei: New Rip And Replace Of U.S. Technology

China has retaliated over Washington’s ongoing campaign against Huawei, with an instruction for public organisations and state offices to rip and replace all non-Chinese computer equipment within three years. There is a benign view that this is a necessary defence on the part of Beijing to protect against further extensions to U.S. sanctions that would remove U.S. technologies from sale. Read More

Get smart: How smart home technology revolutionized rental housing

  Perhaps the defining trend in residential property management over the past ten years has been the rise of smart home technology. Offering services ranging from playing music to unlocking your door and setting the temperature, these new technologies have made life more convenient and accessible for millions of Americans. And while millions of homeowners are taking advantage of these Read More

Technology industry seeing improved gender diversity

BENGALURU: A sharp rise in enrollment of women coders for the fifth edition of Tech-Gig’s Geek Goddess clearly shows that the technology industry is seeing improved gender diversity, said Ram Awasthi, Vice President, Technology, Times Internet. The fifth edition of the coding challenge for women saw 73,000 registrations from nearly 39,000 in the first edition. “Biggest change is that we started from Read More

Voice assistant technology is in danger of trying to be too human

More than 200m homes now have a smart speaker providing voice-controlled access to the internet, according to one global estimate. Add this to the talking virtual assistants installed on many smartphones, not to mention kitchen appliances and cars, and that’s a lot of Alexas and Siris. Because talking is a fundamental part of being human, it is tempting to think Read More